Labour-run Lewisham Council puts profit before housing need

31 July, 2021

Labour-run Lewisham Council puts profit before housing need

Labour-run Lewisham intends letting flats at private sector rents rather than make them available to people who need them.  Liberal Democrats believe the plan is completely barmy.

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Lewisham Council’s Consultation on the Lee Green LTN

30 July, 2021

Lewisham Council’s Consultation on the Lee Green LTN

Please make your views known to the Council before 8 August (see https://consultation.lewisham.gov.uk/highways-and-transport/low-traffic-neighbourhoods-ltn/).  Although the Council is asking for people’s thoughts and experiences of the Lee Green LTN, the online and paper surveys are predominantly...

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‘My youth is a strength’, says 22-year-old Lib Dem GLA candidate Chris Annous.

05 May, 2021

‘My youth is a strength’, says 22-year-old Lib Dem GLA candidate Chris Annous.

Our Lib Dem London Assembly candidate for Greenwich and Lewisham, Chris Annous, sat down with a student journalist to talk about why he is running to represent our local community. While the majority of graduates fresh out of university probably think about getting on the career ladder, I doubt ...

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Diana Cashin selected for Catford South

08 March, 2021

Diana Cashin selected for Catford South

Catford resident Diana Cashin has been selected as the Lib Dem candidate to fight the by-election on 6 May. In the 23 years she has lived in the ward Diana has become known as an active campaigner on issues that affect the area, working closely with residents’ associations.

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Margot Wilson selected for Sydenham

08 March, 2021

Margot Wilson selected for Sydenham

Margot Wilson has been selected as the Lib Dem candidate to fight the Sydenham by-election on 6 May. Margot, a former teacher of French and English to Speakers of Other Languages, moved to Sydenham in 2011 to be near her family. She appreciates the lively arts scene in Sydenham and is a strong s...

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Update on Lee Green's LTN and the school street fiasco

07 March, 2021

Update on Lee Green's LTN and the school street fiasco

Transparency is not a virtue of Lewisham’s Labour Council. Anyone reading their Commonplace email sent on 1 March about making our streets safer for children might be forgiven for thinking that they plan to introduce school streets near St Winifred’s RC School, Trinity CofE Secondary School, Tri...

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Lewisham Look-In: Bird feeders

31 January, 2021

Lewisham Look-In: Bird feeders

At our second ‘Lewisham Look-In’ several families joined Janet in making Bird Feeders and mixing up a filling for the birds to enjoy. A big drum roll for everyone who took part and to Lila and Hannah for painting the title card. Have a look at some of the results, and try it yourself with the ...

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Toast to the NHS

27 January, 2021

Each year at our Burns Supper toasts to the Lassies and Lads are part of the tradition, this year Alex Feakes combined both toasts in this tribute to the NHS.

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Lewisham Look-In

14 December, 2020

Lewisham Liberal Democrats members recently took part in some socially distanced festive activities to learn about making Christmas cards and Gingerbread biscuits. We provide the steps (and some photos of the results!) in the article below.

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Delay over Fire Door Replacements

01 December, 2020

Delay over Fire Door Replacements

Concern has been expressed that many fire doors in Lewisham Council owned housing stock fail to meet fire safety requirements. A report to the Council’s Housing Committee in December 2018 stated that over 9,000 properties had Front Entrance Doors (FED) which did not consistently meet the 30 minu...

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